|STATE OF CONNECTICUT
Department of Public Safety
1111 Country Club Road
Middletown, Connecticut 06457
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 11, 2007
STATE POLICE CHARGE MAN WITH LOAN SHARKING
On Tuesday September 11, 2007,Connecticut State Troopers from the Statewide Organized Crime Investigative Task Force on an arrest warrant arrested the accused Leonard Wishart DOB: 03/23/1944, for Extortionate Extension of Credit (Loan Sharking) CGS 53-390 and Loans at Greater Rate Than Twelve Percent Prohibited CGS 37-4.
Wishart was taken into custody without i8ncident and was processed at State Police Troop I, Bethany. Wishart is being held on a court set $1,000,000 bond. He will appear at GA #7,
ACCUSED: Leonard Wishart
CHARGES: Extortionate Credit Transactions CGS 53-390 and Loan at Greater
Rate than Twelve Percent prohibited CGS 37-4.
COURT: GA #7,
No additional arrests are anticipated in this investigation.
Lt. J. Paul Vance